The goal of this session is to have a dialogue about blood centers participating in cellular therapies. Some of the topics to be discussed are how can blood centers be involved and what models are currently in place. Blood centers may have collections, processing, storage, and/or research products. Blood centers may work with other organizations or directly partner with companies or healthcare organizations.
Examine different models for blood center participation in cellular therapies
Discuss the pros and cons of different activities and business models
Appreciate the collaboration needed to ensure patients have access to new cell therapies